Accessibility and Women’s Sports in U.S. Universities

Participants took a group photo in front of the embassy of Argentina in Washington D.C.
Participants took a group photo in front of the embassy of Argentina in Washington D.C.

The U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires Argentina has invited twenty representatives from Argentina to take part in the “Higher Education Visitors Programs – Accessibility and Women’s Sports in U.S. Universities,” a 10-day program aimed at creating opportunities for cooperation between institutions of higher learning from the two countries and at exposing the participants to best practices in the U.S. The participants will engage in a joint program in Washington, DC, followed by split programming in Indianapolis, IN and Pittsburgh, PA focusing on their individual specialties – women’s sports and accessibility, respectively.

The delegation includes representatives from Student Affairs Offices, Athletic Departments, and Faculty members of both public and private universities as well as a representative from the Argentine Ministry of Education. The participants come from universities throughout Argentina, including Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Santa Fe, San Martin, and others. The delegation will meet with U.S. federal agencies, U.S. universities, and NGOs to discuss the U.S. educational system, Title IX, and the Americans with Disabilities Act; meet with representatives from American universities; and explore opportunities for future collaboration between Argentine and American universities.

Project Team

Project summary

Accessibility and Women’s Sports in U.S. Universities | September 2018
Number of Visitors: 20
Regions: Western Hemisphere
Countries: Argentina, United States
Impact Areas: Education, Empowering Women and Girls, Human and Civil Rights, Sports and Recreations
Program Areas: Exchanges
Partners: NGOs, Private Sector, Public Sector